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Service update: Monday 20th September 2021. All recycling collections, including pink sack and glass collections are back on this week starting with Wickford on Monday 20 September.

Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst services have been disrupted. Please remember to put out your sacks on your usual collection day and note that the Barleylands Recycling Centre has returned to its normal opening times.

Local Land Charges Search

COVID-19 update; 20 May 2021 - Local Land Charges Search processing times

Processing time for a Full Local Land Charges Search is currently up to 10 working days from date of receipt.

The Land Charges office investigates whether there are any legal restrictions, which may affect the property or land in question and will bring together all the information in the form of a Local Authority search, which collects information from various departments throughout the Council, including Planning, Building Control, Environmental Health and Essex County Council Highways.

Details that are provided include previous planning history and notices or restrictions imposed on the land and property, nearby highway proposals and whether there are any planning constraints (i.e. is the property in a Conservation Area), which might affect any future development.

We are still happy to accept search requests via email providing the correct forms are attached and a location plan quoting the web payment reference.

If you have any queries please contact us and we will be happy to assist. See contact details at bottom of page.

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Land Charges Search Fees - Pay Online

Since 1st April 2019 payments must be made online.

You can pay all your local land charges search fees online , 24 hours a day.

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Further information and enquiries

Further information and enquiries please to Local Land Charges. See contact details below...

Local Land Charges

  • Telephone01268 208236 / 01268 208226

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